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Committee Aims To Guide AI In Fundraising...

A committee of fundraising professionals aims to tackle the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on nonprofits, guiding best practices and ethics while accelerating the impact on advancement. Gravyty, a two-year-old AI-enabled fundraising software company, announced the inaugural 16 members of the AI in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC). Ten of the members are from higher education, three […]

As Elections Approach, Court Orders Public Disclosure of Donors...

Nonprofits that make political ads explicating telling viewers who to vote for or against must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year. That’s the result after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a temporary stay by Chief Justice John Roberts. “The decision was not a surprise […]

Court Allows Public Disclosure Of Political Donors...

Nonprofits that make political ads explicating telling viewers who to vote for or against must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year. That’s the result after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a temporary stay by Chief Justice John Roberts. “The decision was not a surprise […]

Missouri Gov. Accused Of Unauthorized Use Of Nonprofit’s Donor List...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is facing questions about whether he improperly used a donor list from the charity he founded before making his run for statewide office in 2016. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner brought charges against Greitens, alleging one felony count of tampering with computer data. Prosecutors allege he directed an employee in […]

Red Cross Embezzler Gets 8 Years In Jail...

A former finance director of a Connecticut chapter of the American Red Cross has been sentenced to eight years in prison for embezzling almost a half-million dollars. Dianne Williams, 58, of East Hartford was accused of embezzling some $480,000 by increasing her pay during her tenure at the former Middlesex Central Connecticut Chapter in Middletown, […]

Jay Love Stepping Aside At Bloomerang...

Cloud-based donor management software company Bloomerang is undergoing a changing of the guard as founding CEO Jay Love has stepped down from the role. Co-founder, chief operating officer, and chief financial officer Ross Hendrickson assumed the role effective July 1. Love will stay on as chairman of the board and transition into a part-time chief […]

Ethical Decisions Are An Interactive Process...

Intelligent and thoughtful ethical decision-making is important in every aspect of life, but most people don’t know how to address the process by which ethics-based decisions can or should be made. In an interactive forum during Fundraising Day in New York, Doug White, an author of books about the nonprofit world and the former director […]

Elements of ethical proposals...

Each year grant proposals result in billions of dollars in funding from private and government sources. While nonprofit managers wish more dollars were available, the grant money paid each year is significant. “Anywhere you find big dollars, you find the risk of unethical dealings,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los […]

Elements of ethical proposals...

Each year grant proposals result in billions of dollars in funding from private and government sources. While nonprofit managers wish more dollars were available, the grant money paid each year is significant. “Anywhere you find big dollars, you find the risk of unethical dealings,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los […]

Moving Up, Over Rather Than Out...

Career changes within the American Red Cross were predominantly employee-driven 15 years ago. Today, talent movement, leadership development and succession planning all help the Red Cross match employees to skillsets they are interested in within the organization. Leadership development has been one way that Red Cross employees have moved over by moving up. LEAD, Red […]